Civil Engineering apprentice NATTA BUILDING COMPANY LIMITED

An opportunity to gain your Civil Engineering degree alongside relevant industry experience.

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Closing date: 24 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    07:30am – 17:00pm Monday to Friday (4 days on site, 1 at University).

    Total hours per week: 45

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    66 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What you will do in your working day

This is a site based role where you will be placed on a project according to your location where there is an Engineer to mentor you through the first stages in your Civil Engineering career. Some of the day to day tasks are:

·        To provide sufficient information and setting out for each gang on site to have continuity of work and inform Line Manager if this is not possible

·        To implement and comply with a safe system of work at site level and ensure operatives are briefed

·        To assist with Site Investigations

·        Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues and the technical team, subcontractors, contracting civil engineers, consultants, co-workers and clients

·        To monitor the progress and quality of works on all sites against programme and specification

·        To ensure all works are signed off by the Client prior to being accessed by follow on trades

·        To liaise with subcontractors and provide them with sufficient information

·        To assist with risk assessments and writing method statements for all elements of work, assist in briefing the workforce and ensure that work is being carried out in line with RAMS on site

·        To order materials in a timely manner for site and ensure that waste is kept to a minimum

·        To participate in the weekly meetings regarding production targets, gang performance and future labour/plant/material requirements

·        To be proactive in obtaining all information is available in advance of works commencing

·        Keep the drawing register up to date and ensure all drawings used are the current revision

·        To be responsible for all site dimensional control and to ensure all works are installed to tolerances as set within relevant specifications

·        To maintain accurate as built records of all works installed on site

·        To record outputs and communicate them to the Senior Engineer/Project Manager

·        Using computer modelling software to analyse data

·        Fill in Natta QA documentation and any additional quality records required by the client



The training you will be getting

Upon completion you will receive a BEng Hons Degree in Civil Engineering which is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators.  (The Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and the Institute of Highway Engineers form the Joint Board of Moderators which assesses and makes recommendations on the accreditation and approval of relevant educational programmes that it will accept as meeting the requirement to register as a professional engineer with the Engineering Council.)


This apprenticeship requires attendance one day per week on Campus at the University of Portsmouth

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression within the company, engineering more and more complex projects, leading on to project management of full schemes.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Physical fitness


A Level or equivalent Numerical, design, planning, construction (Grade C) Desired

About the employer

We work in a fast-paced environment and this position will suit candidates that take on information quickly and flourish when working on multiple concurrent challenges. We undertake many different types of projects and would look to give you experience across multiple sectors or can target specialities if you have a particular interest. There are opportunities to train with other Engineers from all over the world and to build relationships with co-workers to broaden your support network, all encouraged by Natta.




Rose Court Rye Common Lane Crondall


GU10 5DD

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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